RAMSHAW NEWS Welcome to the Ramshaw Transport news page where you can keep up with the latest in local, national and international stories relating to Ramshaw Transport.
We will post updates relating to our business activities both domestic and business related and any other stories we feel that may entertain or be of interest.
Lettings fees will be banned
The government has announced plans to ban fees to lettings agents in England, announced in the Queen’s Speech, a new Tenants’ Fees Bill will stop tenants having to pay money to agents.
It was ori read more >>
24/06/2017
Tenancy Deposit Schemes
Where does that 4 week (sometimes 6 week) rent deposit goes during your tenancy? If you’re renting a home in England or Wales on an Assured Shorthold Tenancy contract, the deposit you pay to your land read more >>
19/06/2017
Moving Home with Pets
Moving home is a stressful time for us for humans. For your pets, who can be territorial and don’t understand what’s going on, the upheaval can sometimes prove to be so traumatic they become ill or ev read more >>
13/06/2017
Why Choose Office Storage?
Relocating your office, no matter what size your premises are, can be a long-winded and stressful task to carry out. Moving boxes upon boxes of equipment to and from vans and cars is strenuous and tim read more >>
07/06/2017
The retirement age should be raised to at least 70
According to a new report the retirement age should rise to at least 70 in the richer countries by 2050 as life expectancy rises above 100.
In nations such as the UK, US, Japan and Canada The Wor read more >>
05/06/2017
Storing Items Correctly
Ramshaw Removals and Storage offer a range of storage solutions for your belongings; short term, long term and self-storage – all safe and secure.

If you are putting your items into storage read more >>
30/05/2017
Alliance of Independent Movers
Ramshaw Transport is a proud member of The Alliance of Independent Movers, another industry body that gives yet more assurance and protection to our customers.
The AIM Code of Practice ensures c read more >>
18/05/2017
Diesel car scrapping scheme considered
In a bid to curb vehicle emissions and tackle dirty air, the government has proposed that some drivers of older cars could be paid if they change to electric cars. This draft plan includes retrofittin read more >>
13/05/2017
Ramshaw Removals Expansion in Spain
As part of our continued expansion and also to improve our European moving services Ramshaw Transport’s presence in Spain is expanding to include storage options.
We are based on the Costa Blanca read more >>
09/05/2017
Local Government says freight transport to blame for state of roads
The recent claim by the Local Government Association (LGA), that freight transport is responsible for the poor condition of Britain’s roads has been met with disappointment by the Freight Transport As read more >>
06/05/2017
HM Customs will need greater resources after Brexit
The Road Haulage Association has said the government will need to address some key transport concerns to ensure the success of Brexit. The RHA’s chief executive said, “We need to maintain fluidity thr read more >>
01/04/2017
Housebuilding growth likely to continue in 2017
According to the latest edition of the Economic and Construction Market Review - after an unpredictable year for the UK economy the value of contract in the construction sector still managed to reach read more >>
30/03/2017
How to Sell Your House Quickly
Whether the housing market is good or bad it’s still possible to sell your house quickly – quite simply you need to make your house buyer-friendly.
Here are just a few pointers to help you on you read more >>
17/03/2017
Removals to the holiday home of Burnley defender, Stephen Ward
Ramshaw Transport continues to be the choice removal company of premiership footballers with yet another player entrusting their belongings to the professional hands of Ramshaw.
This week we move read more >>
07/03/2017
Raffle Donation to Evenwood Primary School
Evenwood Primary School is having a fundraising push with the hope in raising £16,000 to purchase a new climbing frame for the school children to enjoy. To help the school reach their target Ramshaw T read more >>
03/03/2017
Property Access Issues
If you live in a property that is classed as difficult to access, then you will already know that tasks that are considered simple for some people are made a whole lot more difficult for you. Whether read more >>
23/02/2017
Can’t Pay? We’ll Take It Away!
Mark Noble of the Channel 5 TV programme ‘Can’t Pay? We’ll Take It Away!’ recently employed Ramshaw Transport for a small furniture move to Spain.
Taking advantage of our experience in moves to S read more >>
14/02/2017
Stress Free International Removals
Top tips for stress free international removals

Moving abroad can be a very exciting yet stress-filled experience, and under such conditions it can be easy to run into problems – be it for read more >>
12/02/2017
Our vehicle fleet continues to expand
We present another new addition to our vehicle fleet for 2017 – this time in the shape of a Mercedes Ateco. Complete with articulated trailer, the total capacity of our new vehicle is a voluminous 3,8 read more >>
01/02/2017
Get your House Ready for Sale
Everyone who has done it knows what a stressful and challenging process buying a house can be. The other side of the coin – selling a property - can be equally difficult. How do you get a property rea read more >>
25/01/2017
International Removals Guide
Moving house can be a very difficult and stressful time, no matter how far away your new location is. However, international relocation is a cut above when it comes to the stress and pressure involved read more >>
18/01/2017
New Truck for 2017
As part of our continued expansion and growth we have another addition to the Ramshaw Transport vehicle fleet. It comes in the shape of a Scania P230 with an impressive load capacity of 2,400 c/ft. Al read more >>
10/01/2017
Moving to Spain
Top Tips For Moving To Spain
Moving to Spain for the year-long sunshine and idyllic way of life has been a dream come true for millions of Brits. So if you’ve decided it’s time to follow your dre read more >>
04/01/2017
How to Protect Yourself During a Move
Do your research. Proper preparation can help you steer clear many of the issues that can turn your move into a nightmare, and that starts with doing some proper research. It is always best to ask for read more >>
28/12/2016
Secure Document Storage
In today's climate many businesses see the importance of keeping electronic information safe and secure. Businesses spend a huge amount of their finances on virus checker, anti-malware and spyware and read more >>
20/12/2016
How to sell your house without dropping price
If your property is marked down from its original selling price, it's a possible sign that your budgeting plan hasn’t worked. You will have you missed the important initial two weeks when buyers and e read more >>
13/12/2016
Advice for Moving House in Bad Weather
Moving house can be stressful enough in perfect weather; organising all your possessions, your family and the removals company can make the whole process seem twice as long as it actually is, so when read more >>
08/12/2016
Bank of England warning on household debt
Mark Carney, the governor of the Bank of England, has issued a warning about the current high levels of debt in households across the UK. In the main he said that consumers were borrowing more on unse read more >>
01/12/2016
Top 5 Reasons People Move House
When it comes to moving house, every home seller has a reason for selling. In general, families tend to sell their homes every 5 to 10 years. This may sound strange to those who have resided in their read more >>
29/11/2016
Choosing the right storage company
If you’re planning to move your home or business, or need to create space in your current property, there are a number of things to consider, one of those factors being the storage of your possessions read more >>
27/11/2016
Buzzmove Removal Company of the Month
Why Ramshaw Transport never says ‘no’ to a move (and why that’s so important for saving you money)
Ramshaw Transport is a removal company that offers home, commercial and international moves acr read more >>
25/11/2016
More Money for Housebuilding
In his autumn statement the chancellor announced unveiled his Housing Infrastructure Fund, worth £2.3bn. The fund will support up to 100,000 new homes in areas ‘of high demand’. This is certainly good read more >>
24/11/2016
Crackdown on Whiplash Claims
Plans to cut compensation for whiplash claims could see car insurance premiums reduced, benefitting millions of motorists.
Over the past 10 years claims for whiplash have risen by 50%, which has read more >>
22/11/2016
Home owning costs to be included in the measure of inflation
The UK is to introduce a new measure of inflation to help reflect price changes better – to include the cost of owning a home.
The existing measure, the Consumer Price Index (CPI) is to become th read more >>
20/11/2016
Home Security
There are a number of ways to improve the security of your home – whether you have just moved in, are selling and want to attract potential buyers or just want that extra peace of mind and protect you read more >>
18/11/2016
The cost of a mortgage is at a record low
According to the Council of Mortgage Lenders (CML) mortgages are more affordable now than they have ever been. The average homeowner (excluding first-time buyers) spent 17.7% of their monthly income i read more >>
16/11/2016
The Brexit affect on the UK property market
It’s been a while now since the ‘Brexit’ refurendum vote and its resulting fallout and financial panics. Having said this customer confidence remains high, but what have the effects been on house pric read more >>
14/11/2016
UK City House Prices Slowing
Ramshaw Removals have been keeping an eye on the UK Cities House Price Index, which has revealed a slowing of the price growth of houses over the last three months. This has been led by a deceleration read more >>
09/11/2016
Where is your removal company
From Sunday 6th November all Ramshaw Transport removals vehicles will be fitted and operating with GPS tracking systems. This will not only give us here at Ramshaw an idea where our vehicles are at al read more >>
04/11/2016
Universities Furniture Delivery
Ramshaw Transport has recently been delivering furniture to Universities across the country in readiness for the new academic year. Students arriving back at college or starting a new course will be u read more >>
02/09/2016
Furniture Delivery to Nandos and Pizza Express
If you’re a regular visitor to fast food chains such as Nandos and Pizza Express chances are you’ll be sitting on furniture delivered by Ramshaw Transport. Our expertise in the transport industry mean read more >>
31/08/2016
Safe Store Durham
A new storage facility, based in Shildon, County Durham, has just opened its doors offering up to 20,000 sq feet of storage. Safe Store Durham will provide storage facilities for both domestic and bus read more >>
28/08/2016
Expert Comment from Ramshaw Transport
The Mover Magazine, the removal industries’ leading publication, sought expert comment for their feature about online marketing. They required first hand knowledge from industry experts for the articl read more >>
17/08/2016
Removals to Portugal
Ramshaw Transport now runs a weekly removals service to mainland Europe including Spain, France and Portugal. As the demand for removals to Spain and Portugal has risen, we now offer alternatives to f read more >>
12/07/2016
Removals to Altea, Costa Blanca
In what is still a busy period of removals to the Costa Blanca, Ramshaw Transport have this time relocated Mr & Mrs Simpson from Berkshire to Altea, North East from the busy resort of Benidorm.
T read more >>
02/07/2016
Lucky Luke
This morning, on his way to work at Ramshaw Transport, Luke Berry was involved in a car accident.

This is a report from the Northern Echo website today - “Emergency services have rescued a read more >>
01/07/2016
More June Removals to Spain
It’s just the perfect time of year for yet another removals trip to Spain and the Costa Blanca. While most people are off to the Costa Blanca on their annual holiday in the sun, Ramshaw Transport is b read more >>
20/06/2016
We can’t seem to stay away from the Costa Blanca
Since Ramshaw Transport opened an office in Spain on the Costa Blanca to better serve our clients moving to all parts of Spain we have not stopped. In a short amount of time we have proven our Europea read more >>
16/06/2016
We are from County Durham
We have recently been posting numerous news stories about our numerous removals jobs to Spain and France and wish to reassure our local client base.
Our large fleet of trucks is such that even th read more >>
16/06/2016
Backloads through Europe
Whilst one of our crew was returning through the Pyrenees from another of our many recent relocations to Spain they came across this wonderful sight.
Obviously not all removal companies in Europe read more >>
16/06/2016
Setting Up European Removals Operation in Spain
Ramshaw Removals and Storage are currently in Spain setting up our Spanish operational headquarters on the Costa Blanca.
As our Spanish and European removals service has picked up pace we felt it read more >>
02/06/2016
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